Post-Election Analysis: Politics in the Pulpit
A new survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press finds that during the 2010 election season, fewer voters encountered information on parties or candidates in their houses of worship compared with 2006. Among registered voters who attend worship services at least once a month, 16% say election information was available at their place of worship this year, compared with 25% who said this in 2006. Go to this excerpt of the report »
See also: the full report by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press on the American public's reactions to the midterm election results and public opinion about what those results could mean going forward.
Nov. 4, 2010 - The Washington Times
GOP draws religious groups, unaffiliated
A Washington Times article that explores the impact of religious groups on the midterm election quotes Pew Forum senior researcher Greg Smith. The article also cites data from a Pew Forum exit poll analysis that found that 54% of Catholic voters cast their ballot for Republican congressional candidates this year - a 12-point increase from 2008.
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